Simon published another article on First Reference Blog. The article entitled “OLRB rules that sleeping on the job does not constitute ‘intentional misconduct’ under ESA”, explores a recent decision from the Ontario Labour Relations Board that found that an employee’s repeated sleeping on the job did not disentitle him to statutory termination pay under the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2000. A copy of the article can be found here.
Simon published another article on First Reference Blogs entitled: “Small claims court rules termination clause that violates ESA in future is unenforceable”. Simon explores a recent Divisional Court of Ontario case upholding a decision from the Small Claims court which confirmed that if a termination clause could be non-compliant with the Ontario Employment Standards Act,…
Simon published another article on First Reference Blog. The article entitled “Fresh Consideration and Employment Contracts” examines two recent cases, the Ontario Court of Appeal’s decision in Holland v. Hostopia.com Inc., 2015 ONCA 762 and a recent trial decision in Gibbons v. BB Blank Inc., 2016 CanLII 44181 on how companies can make employment contracts…
Simon published an articled on two recent Federal Court of Appeal decisions that clarify an employer’s obligations with respect to accommodating the child care responsibilities of their employees. A copy of the article can be found here.
Simon published an article on First Reference Blog on a recent OLRB decision involving a company’s breach of the Bill amendments to the Occupational Health & Safety Act. A link to the article can be found here.
Simon contributed another article to First Reference entitled, “Ontario Court of Appeal rules on distracted driving and handheld devices”. A copy of this article can be found here.
Simon presented a 3 hours session to the HRPA on Age Discrimination. He presented a seminar and then led the participants through two fact scenarios so that they could work through difficult and challenging human resources issues involving age.